This session reviews the pathophysiology, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of pancreatitis, with emphasis on medications associated with increased risk of developing pancreatitis. Primary etiologies of pancreatitis, including gallstones and alcohol-induced pancreatitis is also explored.
Contact hours available until 9/29/2015.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.
Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Speaker(s) have no disclosures to declare.
Planning Committee members have no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
This educational activity has been co-provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. and Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC-COA)
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered nursing, Provider Number, CEP 5387.
Identity patients at risk for pancreatitis.
Describe pathophysiology of pancreatitis.
Describe assessment and diagnostic criteria of pancreatitis.
Recognize medication categories associated with increased risk of drug-induced pancreatitis.
Describe typical treatment protocols for the care of the patient with pancreatitis.
PhD, CRNP, ANP-BC,
Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist and Manager,
Roxborough Memorial Hospital
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